BLACK DEATH

OH GOOD: China Just Quarantined An Entire City For Bubonic Plague

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The Black Death just tried to stage a comeback in a Chinese city.

Edward Snowden

Those Nude Photos You Take With Your Phone? The NSA Has Been Passing Them Around The Office For Years.

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According to Edward Snowden, the NSA has a lot of amateur photography, if you know what we mean.

bullets

The US Military Just Debuted EXACTO, Their Version Of The Blue Shell

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Ever wish the Blue Shell was real? Now it is, and vastly more terrifying, with EXACTO!

hacking

Energetic Bear, Russia’s Power Grid Targeting Malware, Attacks The USA

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Energetic Bear is a cyberattack almost certainly originating in Russia that could cripple American power infrastructure. Happy Monday!

found footage movies

The FF In The ‘Fantastic Four’ Movie Might Stand For Something Else

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'The Fantastic Four' might be using a horror-movie gimmick to shake things up.

HAN SOLO

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ May Need A Complete Rewrite Or Delay After Harrison Ford’s Injury

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'Star Wars: Episode VII' may lose Han Solo entirely, thanks to the whims of doors.

privacy invasion

Facebook Wants To Give You ‘More Control’ By Selling Your Browsing History

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Facebook adorably tries to pretend its latest privacy violation is a huge opportunity for you, the consumer.

Gaming

Better Without Kinect: The Xbox One Gains 10% More Graphics Power By Ditching The Kinect

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Turns out that 'Better With Kinect' wasn't a legally binding claim for the Xbox One.

CHANNING TATUM

NOOOO! ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Gets Dropped From The Summer Schedule.

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We're going to have to wait a little longer to watch space wolfman Channing Tatum save Mila Kunis in 'Jupiter Ascending'.

i see this ending in fire

Oh, This Will End Well: The Government Is Developing Implants To Control Your Emotions

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DARPA wants to control your emotions, by cracking open your skull and filling it with electrodes. It can't possibly go wrong!

dead meat

Wherever You Go, Whatever You Do, The Brimstone Missile Will Still Kill You

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The Brimstone missile is not quite as fatal as Richard Marx. But it's fairly close!

ATT

AT&T’s New Fiber System Might Make Disasters Worse

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Good news: AT&T is finally upgrading their infrastructure! Bad news: That might destroy disaster communications!

science

Of Course DARPA Wants To Teach Robots How To Team Up

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DARPA is teaching robots to team up to complete their objective. Which will probably turn into "Kill All Humans" at some point.

ATT

AT&T May Be Getting Ready To Eat DirecTV

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AT&T wants to eat DirecTV... and that may be a portent of things to come.

internet safety

The Vulnerability Just Discovered Within Internet Explorer Is Much Worse Than You Think

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Internet Explorer is vulnerable going back to IE 6... and that's even worse news than you think.

coilguns

Someone Made ‘Real-Life Spider-Man Web-Shooters’ And They’re Something Out Of Mortal Kombat

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These "web-shooters" feel less like Spidey and more like you should be screaming "GET OVER HERE!"

civil liberties

More Paranoia Fuel: Police Can Now Film An Entire City From Above With ‘Wide-Area Surveillance’

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'Wide area surveillance' is now real and cheaper than a helicopter. Seriously.

FRAUD

Virus Shield, One Of Android’s Top Selling Apps, Was A Rip-Off

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Virus Shield turns out to be even more of a ripoff than antivirus software generally is.

finances

A Massive Theft Shut Down A Major Bitcoin Bank

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The bad news parade for Bitcoin continues, as a major Bitcoin bank is closing.

bad at humans

Glenn Beck Interviewed Google’s Eric Schmidt. Hilarity Ensued.

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Google's chairman did not come off well in an interview with Glenn Beck, of all people. Yeah, we're surprised too.


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